Painter and printmaker Andrew Antoniou completed a Bachelor of Fine Art at the Winchester School of Art and a Master of Art at the Central School of Art, London in 1974. He settled in Australia in 1985.
Antoniou has held 7 solo exhibitions with Australian Galleries since 2006 and has exhibited internationally in the United States at Davidson Galleries in Seattle from 1987 – 2001. He has held solo exhibitions at Wollongong, Muswellbrook, Goulburn, Tweed River, Shoalhaven and Maitland Regional Galleries. Antoniou became a member of the Royal Society of Etchers in London in 2001.
Andrew Antoniou has been a Finalist in various major prizes including The Dobell Drawing Prize, AGNSW; the Jacaranda Drawing Prize, Grafton Regional Gallery; The National Works On Paper Prize, Victoria; the Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Sydney; the Hutchins Drawing Prize, Hobart; the Swan Hill Drawing Prize, Victoria and the Banyule Works On Paper Prize, Victoria.
Antoniou was awarded the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery Prize in 1988, the Warringah Art Prize in 1994 and the Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award in 1998. He won the Tyree Tycan Drawing Prize in 2005 and the Swan Hill Drawing Prize in 2014. He was Awarded an Australian Print Council Commission in 2004 and 2014 and was acquired by the Ketumba Drawing Collection in 2012.
Andrew Antoniou has taught at most universities and art schools in NSW over 30 years including National Art School, Sydney College of the Arts, COFA, Canberra School of Art, Newcastle University, Woollongong University, University of Western Sydney. His work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria and the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford in the UK.
Congratulations to Andrew Antoniou who has been selected as a finalist in the Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA) at Grafton …